Daryl Stokes
By: Daryl Stokes

September 13, 2017 11:12 am


Announcing the SUSE YES Certification Kit for SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 SP3

With the official release of SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 SP3 (SLE 12 SP3), the SUSE Partner Engineering team also announces the availability of the YES Certification Kit version 7.7 for hardware systems. The System Certification Kit (SCK) v7.7 adds certification support for SLE 12 SP3 including XEN and KVM Virtualization and supports the […]

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By: chabowski

April 24, 2017 6:49 am


The Mainframe versus the Server Farm – A Comparison

The following article has been contributed by Carla Schroder, Technical Writer at the SUSE Documentation Team. The original article has been published in German at DataCenter Insider. A big "Thank You" to chief editor Ulrike Ostler for the permission to publish the article in English at the SUSE blog. […]

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By: chabowski

March 27, 2017 7:18 am


KVM and IBM z Systems: No Need to Niggle Thanks to New SUSE Best Practices

Innovation is a key driver for SUSE, and our goal is to provide you with choice and flexibility. One technology where SUSE steadily invests - as a critical area of innovation - is virtualization. Over the past decade, SUSE has been a pioneer in helping to develop and commercialize enterprise virtualization technologies—especially the hypervisor. In […]

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Michael Friesenegger
By: Michael Friesenegger

March 1, 2017 12:01 am


Virtualization and SUSE KVM support on IBM z Systems and LinuxONE

SUSE has been contributing to KVM development and has included and supported KVM in SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) for many years. This is true for SLES for Intel based systems while KVM for IBM z Systems and LinuxONE has been an evolution to fully supported. SUSE has included a technical preview of KVM since […]

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By: Michal Svec

April 20, 2016 1:38 am


Virtualizing Windows Made Fast and Easy

Shortly after our latest release of SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 at the end of last year, we also released the accompanying paravirtualized Windows drivers. They are bundled together in the SUSE Linux Enterprise Virtual Machine Driver Pack. We have always worked with our partners to ensure that SUSE's implementation of the KVM […]

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Matthias G. Eckermann
By: Matthias G. Eckermann

October 30, 2015 4:34 pm


Ready to go, prepared to grow.

We are happy to announce SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 JeOS -- Just enough Operating System. In private clouds and virtualized datacenters today, fast deployment is critical to achieve operational efficiency. How can you quickly fire up an image in your virtual data center or private cloud without worrying about application certifications? Facing hundreds of virtual […]

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By: chabowski

September 18, 2015 8:43 am


SUSE, IBM, and KVM: Powering the Future of the Mainframe

NOTE: A huge "Thank You" to Mary Marks from the Alliance Marketing Team for her contributions to this blog post!   It´s available NOW! After the announcement at LinuxCon about a month ago, now you can get the advantage of mainframe […]

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By: chabowski

August 18, 2015 3:15 am


Top 6 Messages of the Recent IBM LinuxOne Mainframe Announcement

Yesterday, at LinuxCon, IBM announced "a significant expansion of the mainframe’s strategy of embracing open source-based technologies and open-source communities" under the umbrella of the LinuxOne portfolio. However, it seems that there is a lot of confusion about the announcement, and I have been asked frequently during the past […]

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By: chabowski

August 17, 2015 6:44 am


All About Innovation and Choice – Virtualization with KVM for IBM z Systems and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

You might experience it every day in your organization: your business is growing, your IT department must deal with new market requirements to support your key business, your administrators face an explosion of the distributed servers running a wide variety of mission-critical and lightweight applications. For your company, this results in ever-increasing hardware, […]

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Olaf Kirch
By: Olaf Kirch

May 13, 2015 10:49 am


Of Venoms and Antidotes

Today, a new vulnerability was disclosed by the name of VENOM (CVE-2015-3456), already seeing a fair amount of media attention. In order to help you assess the impact of this vulnerability on your systems, we are collecting background information and provide a prelimary risk assessment for our products. What this attack is all […]

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